🏀 At the buzzer
Top NCAA basketball teams fall in buzzer-beaters
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The parity shifts in women’s basketball (WBB) and men’s basketball (MBB) have created anarchy this season, and the past two days brought enough photo finishes to send your blood pressure through the roof.
February 23, 2024
⚽ What’s going on?
CanWNT’s players’ association sues Canada Soccer for $40M
On the eve of No. 10 CanWNT’s 6–0 CONCACAF W Gold Cup win over No. 104 El Salvador, the Canadian Soccer Players’ Association (which represents CanWNT) filed a lawsuit against its employer, Canada Soccer, for $40M, alleging financial negligence.
February 23, 2024
😡 Ex-Nebraska women’s basketball player groomed by coach
Former Nebraska women’s basketball player sues school and staff after a coach-initiated inappropriate relationship
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News broke Monday that former Nebraska women’s basketball player and current UNLV guard Ashley Scoggin is suing Nebraska’s board of regents as well as current and former athletic department staff for inappropriate actions taken after ex-assistant coach Chuck Love allegedly groomed and sexually abused her from 2021 to 2022.
February 21, 2024
⚽ It’s a real-life boogie
Everything you need to know about the 2024 MLS season
The 29th MLS season kicks off tonight — the league’s earliest-ever start as its popularity reaches new heights, largely thanks to a certain GOAT in South Beach.
February 21, 2024
🏀 Missed connection
NBC misses historic opportunity to air Caitlin Clark in order to promote Peacock
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NBC has been enjoying the perks of the Caitlin Clark Effect, but when it came to airing her historic NCAA moment, the network didn’t put the game on linear television — a decision that not only cost them a larger audience, but also likely impeded the momentum of Clark’s popularity.
February 21, 2024
⚖️ Crossover event
Stephen vs. Sabrina contest illustrates various benefits of NBA–WNBA collaboration
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Last Saturday’s Stephen vs. Sabrina 3-point challenge was the first formal competition between an NBA and WNBA player during All-Star Weekend. Seeing the athletes on equal footing proves we’re beyond the “Battle of the Sexes” dichotomy — fans simply want to see legends of the game compete, something that will help both leagues.
February 21, 2024
Everything you need to know about the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup
Everything you need to know about the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup
Today’s special edition is all about the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup, a brand-new elite competition featuring some of the best women’s soccer teams in the world, including the No. 2 USWNT and No. 10 CanWNT.
February 20, 2024
🏀 The history
Legends of the Game: John Wooden
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John Wooden built an incredibly dominant program at UCLA but never lost sight of what truly mattered. Let’s dive into the late, great Wizard of Westwood.
February 20, 2024
🏀 More like UCan’t
The top three NCAA men’s basketball teams were pushed to their limits this week
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The long weekend saw plenty of unexpected NCAA men's basketball scorelines, but the last 48 hours took the cake.
February 20, 2024
⚾ The origin of the role
A look at the ultimate sports leader: the commissioner
With the U.S. celebrating President’s Day tomorrow, we’re focusing on a different kind of leadership role: the sports commissioner.
February 18, 2024
⚾ How can you not be romantic?
No. 1 Wake Forest is the team to beat as NCAA baseball season begins.
I’s NCAA baseball’s opening day, and a whopping 305 Division I teams will take today’s field in pursuit of the sport’s Holy Grail: a ticket to June’s Men’s College World Series (MCWS) in Omaha.
February 16, 2024